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Top 5 Reasons to Become a Professional Truck Driver

Professional truck driving is a great career path, with a wide variety of benefits and perks. Here are Minimax Express’s top five reasons to become a professional truck driver: Freedom and camaraderie If you appreciate your independence and enjoy working autonomously, then truck driving can provide you with this freedom. Out on the road, you’re the boss – you can listen [...]

Truck Driver Safety Tips

At Minimax Express, the safety of our team members is our priority. We know that truck driving involves training, agility, patience, and a high degree of common sense. Safety plays a big role in loading and unloading freight, in driving in all sorts of weather, and when dealing with the unexpected. Here are a few key truck driving safety [...]

By |June 1st, 2018|Categories: News, Trucking|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

What is a Bill of Lading and why is it important?

There are many important documentation processes that get used every day in order to ensure that deliveries and pickups are happening in good order. One of these integral documents is the bill of lading. Here are some key things to know about bills of lading: What is a bill of lading? A bill of lading is a legal document [...]

By |May 1st, 2018|Categories: News, Trucking FAQs|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Trucking FAQs

At Minimax Express, we get a lot of questions about driving a truck and working in the trucking industry. Here are answers to some of our most frequently asked questions. How can I get my truck driving license? In July 2017, the province of Ontario made training mandatory for all Class A license applicants. Mandatory entry-level training will include [...]

By |April 1st, 2018|Categories: News, Trucking, Trucking FAQs|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Understanding LTL Freight Rates

Less-Than-Truckload (LTL) rates are used for shipments that are too big to be shipped as a parcel but too small to fill an entire truckload. Typically, a driver starts off the day at their home terminal by loading several LTL shipments to be delivered in the morning. Once the driver’s trailer is empty, they will begin picking up shipments [...]

By |March 1st, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , |0 Comments

A Day in the Life of a Minimax Express Driver

We get a lot of questions from people who are looking to start their truck driving career, so we thought we’d take the opportunity to interview one of our drivers and get a ‘Day in the Life’ example to share. Here is an example of a day in the life of Rob, a senior member of our team: I [...]

By |February 1st, 2018|Categories: Careers, News, Truck Driving Jobs|Tags: , |0 Comments